Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 254 304
Rank change year-on-year -17 +50 -43
Permanent jobs citing JPA 8 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.60% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 13
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £26,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,750 £59,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,244 3,620 3,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.04% 37.35% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 3,002 3,210
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 7 £58,750 +6.82% 2
Coventry -33 1 £45,000 -12.20%
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) JUnit
5 4 (50.00%) CMS
5 4 (50.00%) Content Management
5 4 (50.00%) Mockito
6 3 (37.50%) Java 8
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (37.50%) Apache Sling
6 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
6 3 (37.50%) JBoss
6 3 (37.50%) Adobe
6 3 (37.50%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (25.00%) REST
7 2 (25.00%) Redis
7 2 (25.00%) Riak
7 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) RESTful
7 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (25.00%) Jetty

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Jetty
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Riak
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Mockito
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
4 1 (12.50%) git-flow
4 1 (12.50%) jMock
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Sling
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) JavaBeans
5 1 (12.50%) PowerMock
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) VMware